The Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 will meet today to discuss extending Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions into next month.
They will also look at proposals around travel, including five day quarantine for people who arrive into the country without a negative PCR test.
It comes as 1,378 more people have tested positive for the virus, while 23 further deaths have been announced.
Across the region there were 85 new cases in Galway, 40 in Mayo, 23 in Sligo and 8 each in Roscommon and Leitrim.
Member of the National Public Health Emergency Team, Dr Mary Favier says it’s critically important employers allow their staff to work from home to help slow the spread of the disease: